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Sweet Mixed Strawberries and Blackberries


Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cooking Time:



10-12 guests

This wonderful blend of fruit and flavors will bring out a little extra sweetness. This is great alone, or serve on top of pancakes, waffles or ice cream. Who says you can't eat dessert first?

This can also be done by mixing strawberries with grapes, blueberries or experiment with your own favorite fruits. Enjoy!

This wonderful recipe will satisfy the taste buds of children and adults. It will also add some color to your table.


  • 1 1 lb. container of fresh strawberries
  • 1 1 lb. container of fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 2 tablespoons of white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla (dark or light)
  • 1 (or alternate) 1 teaspoon of amaretto


Rinse the fresh strawberries and fresh blueberries and drain. Dry with a towel to remove any excess water. Remove all stems and leaves from the fruit. Cut the strawberries into small pieces and mix with the blueberries in a large bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of water, 2 tablespoons of white sugar and 1 teaspoon of vanilla (or amaretto) to taste. Mix well and set in the refrigerator for 5 minutes. The fruit, water, sugar and extract will make a wonderful syrup. The enzymes in the fruit meld well with these ingredients and the flavors compliment each other. ENJOY!